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$5 - $15
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American, Wine Bar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For $231 we were very disappointed. The salad was tasteless, the bone in stuffed pork chop was a disappointment for a valentines dinner choice and was dry. No appetizer was offered and no vegetable. Both my husband’s and my dinner was over a bed of...couscous. But the biggest rip off was when we ordered a bottle of wine we were charged $45 and when it came to our table it had the sticker price of $16.99 still on it! When we questioned our server she explained it off as a corking charge! We will not patronize this local restaurant again and we are residents of the community. The atmosphere was lacking in candlelight and the entrees offered for a valentine dinner was not appropriate. My husband and I are avid cooks at home and fairly knowledgeable about wines and cannot believe we were so excited for a special dinner that we did not have to cook and paid that amount for the meal we could have cooked at home for a quarter of the price that we paid.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed November 21, 2020

This is one of the finest wine selections I have ever seen and the staff know what they are talking about. Enjoyed the knowledge they share in selecting the perfect wine. I don't smoke cigars but if I did this would also be the place...I would go.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 21, 2020

Loved visiting with the owner and staff and learning about wines. My husband loved the cigar area..... everyone happy!!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed December 28, 2019

Great selection of wine with a knowledgeable proprietor. You can't beat that combination. Prices are reasonable.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2019

Their wineseller is just wonderful ... next time we will go for dinner ... just not enough meals in a visit!!!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Wanted to hear James Hammel. Booked a reservation early in the week, and gave my phone number. Drove out from Asheville on Friday night and found they were closed. Had called during the drive to alert them that we were running 10 minutes late, got...answering recording, but no message that they had closed. Stuff happens, but lack of courtesy call to let us know they closed for the weekend is appalling.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2019

Thank you for your feedback. I'm truly sorry you didn't receive a message that we were closed. The reason we ask for phone numbers is in case we need to notify of any schedule changes. On the date James was to play we have notes...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

The wine seller STORE is great, but the restaurant is average. We ordered a charcuterie that was very very ho hum. The live music was fun and the wine we chose was great. And the vibe is fun - being in a "cellar" surrounded by...wine. But each of our dishes was average. We wanted to be wowed and to finally find a place in Waynesville that could hold a candle to Asheville, but no luck. We'll be back (as there is not much to chose from here) but be aware that it's good, not great.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2019

Thank you for taking time to let us know about your experience at the Classic Wineseller. I'm very sorry to hear we did not exceed your expectations. You mentioned the charcuterie as disappointing and other dishes as average. The other dishes you refer to--would you...More

Reviewed November 4, 2018

We always go here on the 233k3nds. Love the live entertainment. The location is a cellar and the walls are lined with wines....all available for purchase, dishes are small and unique. Cozy, reservations a must, not large. It is a great place to spend an...evening that is different, but excellent.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

My husband and I stopped in to buy a couple of bottles of wine so we didn't get to sample the food but it looked crowded. They also planned to have live music that evening.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

We caught the Wineseller on a Saturday night when they had a guest musician for dinner guests. We had visited the previous day searching for some wines, and made the reservations for the next night. They are flexible when you can have dinner after they...open, and you have your table for the night; there's no rushing to get the next diners seated. The meals we ordered with well prepared and the service was excellent. Direct interactions with the owner during our wine shopping and during dinner were very much appreciated. For a relaxing evening with good food and enjoyable music, with some crowd interaction, give this place a try. You will enjoy it!More

Date of visit: July 2018
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ClassicWineseller, Owner at The Classic Wineseller, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2019

Thank you for your kind review. We're so glad you enjoyed your experience at the Classic Wineseller! Come see us again soon, we appreciate your business.

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